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Pono Kai Resort

#7 of 12 Hotels in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence
4-1250 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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Spring Grove ILllinois, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our spacious room with everything we needed! The staff was so helpful and friendly-- and we really enjoyed the beach front room! We were there for a wedding, and were excited that the front desk was helpful, the concierge was thorough, and got us on a last minute kayak tour.

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Thank S0utherngirl82
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pono Kai is located in the middle of town on one side, your own beach on the other. While traffic does pass by the back side of your condo, the other side is so spacious and lined with nothing but beach and rolling surf protected by reef we felt immersed in a luxury resort. We had 24 hour check-in, luscious... More 

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1 Thank Shirley S
Seattle, WA
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81 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really liked staying here. Wonderful location right in Kapaa on the beach. Their beach was great and convenient. Easy to walk to most services. The one bedroom apartment was wonderful with full kitchen. Saved us on restaurants. They have a pool and spa. Wonderful grounds to walk.

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Thank Halfmac
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know if there was one negative in this resort. Once we arrived everybody and in particular Jocelyn in front desk treated us with such a care like I'm her sister and my vacation was hers! She upgraded us to an ocean view room. Once she found out my mom is older and the trip was hers, she didn't... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With a bonus 5.5 mile paved cycling path right along the ocean and few minute walk to an historic old town. One of those resorts where you do not need a car rental if you do not like to drive. Grocery stores, shops etc all within walking distance. Public bus transit services nearby.

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CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am not sure if you stayed in one of the condos our rental agency manages, but agree that the oceanfront location is fantastic. Rent a bike, walk, or jog along the paved pathway that fronts the property. We hope to see you back at the Pono Kai again soon! Keith... More 

Tucson, AZ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend has a timeshare here and invited me and another friend to spend a week here. The grounds are beautiful and very well kept. The condo itself needs updating - but everything was very clean. The kitchen was well stocked (although there wasn't a pizza cutter, which would have been nice) and was fairly large. The towels were a... More 

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CondoRentalsHI, Condo Rental Agency at Pono Kai Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review of the Pono Kai Resort. I am not sure if you stayed in one of the condos our vacation rental agency manages, but glad to hear you had a nice stay. We agree to location in the heart of Kapaa, walking distance to restaurants, shops, and the oceanfront paved bike path is very convenient! Keith Condominium... More 

Big Sky, Montana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just spent a week in Kauai at the Pono Kai. We had a third floor room in the G building - the view of the ocean, condition of the grounds, access to the shorefront walkway and the various amenities were all above average. The only reason this is not a five-star review is the age of the property and... More 

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Thank Rob G
California
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99 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We had an ocean front 1BR room in the C building. The property is showing it's age like many of the properties in Kapaa. However they have a responsive maintenance and housekeeping staff that solves those little problems quickly that we had with the stove and AC system. The picture shows full moon from our balcony. The view was always... More 

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San Rafael, California
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73 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

My husband and I own one week of timeshare at this resort and have always been happy visiting every year. We reserve about a year ahead and we've always been able to get a condo facing the ocean. The units are somewhat dated, but every year we notice that upgrades are being made as much as possible; with the economic... More 

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2 Thank Califaloha
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42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

If your looking for chandeliers, fancy lobbies and room service then this is NOT the place for you. However, if your looking for spacious comfortable nice ocean view rooms with full kitchens and outdoor grills, THEN this is the place. We love spending time at our home Resort Pono Kai. The amenities are great with room cleaning and towel service... More 

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